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World Council of Churches General Secretary visits Anglican Communion Office

The Revd Professor Jerry Pillay, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, visited the team at the Anglican Communion Office

10 April 2024

"Exploring the Feast of Creation - A high level Ecumenical seminar in Assisi"

An Anglican delegation of liturgists and theologians took part in a high level ecumenical seminar in Assisi exploring the Feast of Creation.

22 March 2024

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit amongst church leaders paying further tribute to Dr Agnes Abuom

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit is amongst a number of leaders paying tribute to the former Moderator of the WCC Dr Agnes Abuom.

02 June 2023

Tributes paid after death announced of Dr Agnes Abuom, Kenyan ecumenist and peacemaker

Dr Agnes Abuom, a lay woman from the Anglican Church of Kenya and former Moderator of the Central Committee of the WCC has died.

01 June 2023

Church in Wales urges WCC to distance itself from Russian Orthodox Church over Ukraine

The Church in Wales has called on the World Council of Churches to distance itself from members which have supported Russia's war.

23 May 2022

Secretary General and other Christian leaders unite against “spiral of violence” in Colombia

International group of church leaders join forces in ecumenical effort to urge President Iván Duque Marquéz to end violence in Colombia.

20 May 2021

Election of new World Council of Churches General Secretary delayed by Coronavirus

The Moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Dr Agnes Abuom, has announced that this month’s meetings of both the WCC’s Central Committee and its Executive Committee have been postponed. 

10 March 2020

Archdeacon murdered as Christians killed and kidnapped in multiple attacks in Africa and Asia

Archdeacon Ngulongo Year Batsemire is one of many Christians murdered or attacked in parts of Africa and Asia in recent weeks.

25 February 2020

Tributes paid following the death of Ghanaian Anglican theologian Canon John Pobee

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby leads tributes to the Revd Canon Professor John Samuel Pobee, who died last week.

04 February 2020